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USC Lancaster reopened for in-person classes on August 20, 2020. Face coverings are required on-campus and social distancing is encouraged among members of the campus community. The semester will be offered in an accelerated format, with in-person instruction ending on Nov. 24. In addition, classes will be held on many traditional holidays and breaks to allow for the semester to end earlier than usual. Classes will be held remotely on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The USC Lancaster Bookstore will be closed to the public after Nov 25th. Curbside pick-up for returns and mail orders is available 11/30-12/18 from 10am-1pm Monday-Thursday. Park in the designated spaces on the Bradley Building side of Starr Hall and call 803-313-7050 when you arrive. Frequently check this COVID-19 link. and the gray boxes below to stay up-to-date with the latest news and updates.


Whether you’re applying for the first time, finishing your degree or rediscovering your passion for learning, the University of South Carolina Lancaster offers affordable options for a high-quality education.

What It Means to Be a Student Here

Our affordable tuition and fees, robust scholarship and available financial aid means a degree on our campus is within reach. Our partnerships with USC Columbia, USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate provide access to bachelor's degrees and unique programs like USC Connect and Magellan Scholars.

With flexible and innovative degree programs that you can complete on campus or at USC Columbia and an engaging campus life that includes over 25 student organizations, intramural sports, and opportunities to study abroad, USCL will provide you with the foundation for extraordinary achievement.

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